Posted on Jul 13, 2004, 5 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
You may recall that scientists in Sweden recently provided hard proof for the mitochondrial theory of aging: "These findings strongly support the idea that mutations in mitochondrial DNA can cause at least some features of aging." This long article from Science News Online gives a good account of this research, the underlying science, and where we should expect follow-on research to go from here.
View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20040710/bob9.asp
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